Melodrakma Guided Tours
Travel suggestions in the iberian peninsula
For those who to get to know the real Iberian Peninsula, and especially the 80% of it which is formed by Spain, we have planned four different trips to get you acquainted with its five different faces. On one hand, there is Portugal with its homogeneity and on the other hand, there are the different and distinct “Spains” that co-exist harmoniously, being finally free from any modern “Inquisition” that detests diversity.
Four trips just like a four year university tenure before the “Master Degrees Trips” to the Spanish speaking world of the Latin America… Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Argentina…
Before the graduation though, let’s see the pre-graduate program:
Year 1: Μadrid – Andalusia “Al Andalus”
8 Days: Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Granada…
A real connection with and understanding of Spain, through Lorca’s eyes.
Year 2: North Spain “Green card to happiness”
10 Days: San Sebastian, Pamplona, Vitoria, Bilbao, Santander,
ALTAMIRA, Oviedo, Gijon, La Coruna, Santiago de Compostela, Porto. (There is the possibility to visit Guernica and Covadonga/ Picos de Europa-Lakes)
That is what we call to be in Love, -and not just having a simple touristic relationship- with the North Spain, with its heart beating in the Basque Country, the Spain of Unamuno and of La Pasionaria.
Year 3: Catalonia (Spanish and French parts) “The persistence of memories: Surreal Nights”
6 days, History and Surrealism in the places of Salvador Dali. Barcelona, Gerona, Figueres, Cadaques, Carcassonne.
The Access Gate to Spain for every new-comer, the Spain of Dali, Picasso and Buenaventura Burruti.
Year 4: Portugal – Extremadura (West Spain) “Navegadores & Conquistadores”
10 Days: Lisbon, Sintra, Cascaes, Estoril, Cabo da Roca, Fátima, Nazaré, Batalha, Aveiro, Coímbra…
We are going to discover one by one the “72” Unknown Poetic Faces of Portugal and then, from the rocks of the Lusitanian Navigators (Navegadores) we will move to the Plains with the Blooming Cherry trees of the Spanish Conquerors (Conquistadores) in Extremadura, -Trujillo, Cáceres, Mérida- and to Salamanca where the visit to the oldest university of Spain is a must, and then to Segovia for culinary pleasures, and finally an alternative look at Madrid with visits that nobody has ever done before Melodrakma!
From the taverns where Pessoa used to frequent around to Cervantes’ inns, we will learn about the roads that were opened then, and that now lead us to Latin America.
After these 4 trips, Melodrakma Universal promises the acquisition of the knowledge and the substance of every part of the Spanish land but because of Portugal as well, we will meet the Brazilian rhythm once crossing the Atlantic.